Bossy vs. Makarov
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03-02-2013, 10:18 PM
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I'm quite certain he wouldn't. I think only YOUNG Russians who didn't see them in the 1980s might prefer Larionov.
For a non-Russian who watched Makarov and Larionov in international competition throughout the 1980s (i.e. me), there isn't any debate; Makarov was simply way better than Larionov. And Krutov was better than Larionov as well.
What you say is probably true but don't most Russians, especially coaches , remember that Center in their system was much like a mid fielder in soccer and that wingers were more like strikers, so that production isn't always the best measurement.
I'm a huge career guy and would take them
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